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  • BBC children in need

    Colin Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Political Communications at Nottingham Trent University, discusses the BBC's approach to Remembrance Sunday, the build up to its Children in Need telethon, and argues that this type of programming has essentially replaced the state's role and responsibility to individuals and society.

  • Painting

    A new study will utilise artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover the mysteries of important historical artwork from across the world such as watercolour paintings, maps and botanical drawings.

  • Black Lives Matter Protest

    Postgraduate researcher and filmmaker Patricia Francis addresses the ongoing questions regarding the perceived value of Black lives.

  • Mobiles

    Dr. Colin Alexander is Senior Lecturer in Political Communications at NTU. This blog is the fourth in his series on propaganda during the Coronavirus pandemic. It reviews the role of the BBC as the UK’s premier public service broadcaster and discusses the extent to which it has lived up to its mandate.

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    Can women be brilliant? Of course! Do women believe that they can be brilliant? Perhaps... Dr Eleanor Reed, NTU Research Fellow discusses equality in a post COVID world.,-women-must-believe-they-are-brilliant

  • Philanthropy

    Despite being dead for over 100 years, the steel tycoon and one of the richest men in the world during his day, Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919) remains a pivotal figure for wealthy philanthropists seeking to ‘do good’ with their fortunes. Colin Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Political Communications at Nottingham Trent University comments on Andrew Carnegie and philanthropy.

  • An old photo of Mapperley hospital and grounds

    The stories of Nottinghamshire people who lived and worked through the transition from mental hospitals to care in the community in the 1990s have been revealed through a new project which has curated their voices into an online exhibition.

  • English and Creative Writing lecturer Rory Waterman travels to Bucheon, South Korea for creative residency

    Rory recently returned to the UK from South Korea for the Bucheon UNESCO City of Literature 2020 Residency and spoke to us about his experiences so far.

  • Covid vaccine

    Dr. Colin Alexander explores the communications surrounding the Coronavirus vaccine

  • Katie Green and Jack O'Connor who will be taking part in the project

    NTU's Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism join forces with the Nottingham Post and the Association for Journalism Education, to launch a new people-powered news project.